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this is our weather for the weekend, sunshine, lower humidity, and we will break it down as the eyeopener continues. >> now, on newscenter 5's eyeopener -- randy: rockport police want to talk to this man. why they think he could have answers, in an ambush on a woman. emily: breaking overnight, another earthquake hits a city, already in ruins. dramatic new images as tremors are caught on camera. randy: two nuns, murdered. one victim's local ties, and the clue that could help find their killer. it's on the eye for this friday morning. >> opeopeemily: also on the eye this morning, a serious crash in the sumner tunnel will have a big impact on traffic this morning. olessa will have updates in a minute. good morning, i'm emily riemer. randy: and i'm randy price with
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it's the last weekend in august. that is going to be a great one. it looks really nice. my sticky out there this morning , lots of 70's on the map this morning, 70 in boston. on the cape, couple raindrops over the past few hours that have been very light, mostly into the mid-and advocate but there isn't too much activity on the radar rate now outside this, a couple more showers into western massachusetts before you're left with thunderstorms across eastern new york state and this will continue to shift eastward over the next couple hours. it's coming out ahead of the final boundary and as it does it will bring us the risk of some showers and thunderstorms. notice how we bring in more clouds, and by late morning into the afternoon there will be at least a chance of a couple
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70's and 80's this afternoon with some spots making a run at 90. but the shower and storm threat is not widespread, it will be very scattered. in the greater boston area lunchtime the activity will shift off as we head into the evening. more forecast coming up but first he want to get you updated in the situation in boston. olessa: the sumner tunnel is shut down after a deadly crash is two people are heard and taken to the hospital, one person was killed in the crash. we are hearing that one lane has been reopened heading towards -- so keep in mind to expect those heavy delays. miranda still shut down for the active investigation and police are asking everyone to use mass transit or find an alternate route until it is completely
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accident during the overnight hours into the sumner tunnel. as far as the rest of the ride it is fairly quiet with construction clearing and of subprojects are picking up by great plain avenue and again by route 2. emily: right now women are on alert after an alarming attack in a quiet north shore town. randy: the eyeopener's antoinette antonio is in rockport this morning with the pictures police want you to see. sudden and it was violent. and right now police are hoping you can help them solve this case. this is the man police want to talk to. they say he fits the description of the suspect a woman says attacked her and knocked her down on pooles lane on wednesday. the victim says she was grabbed from behind just after 9:00 p.m, the suspect tried to rip her clothes off. but she fought back and he ran off. these surveillance pictures were
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bicycle in the area of railroad avenue and the mbta parking lot. if you have any information or recognize the man in those photos you're asked to call rockport police. antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. emily: breaking overnight, a second powerful earthquake has rattled an italian city already in ruins. the 4.7 magnitude quake struck overnight near amatrice. scientists have counted 470 aftershocks. yesterday news crews captured one while filming in amatrice. more than 260 people are confirmed dead this morning after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck early wednesday morning. you can see just how vast the damage is across several communities in central italy. rescuers continue to dig through debris as many more missing are feared dead. also breaking, at least eight police officers are dead after a car-bomb attack in turkey.
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province, in the country's southeast, at a checkpoint some 50 yards from a police station. about 45 others were hurt in the explosion. no word on who is responsible. randy: right now police are searching for a killer after two nuns are found dead in their home. one of them has strong ties to massachusetts. and this morning we're getting new details on this grisly crime. the eyeopener's sera congi is live in stoneham, where loved ones are waiting for word. new clue. but that may be little comfort to family and friends here left stunned by this heartless crime. the nuns found stabbed to death in their durant, mississippi home about 65 miles north of jackson. their car found abandoned a short distance away. sister margaret held and sister paula merrill both 68 worked as nurses in that community sent there by their order to help the poor. sister merrill called stoneham
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to the south. this video shows her work in a clinic there providing flu shots, insulin and other medical care for children and adults who couldn't afford it. there's been no motive released for the killings. ahead in our next half hour, the victim's family talks about why the loss is being felt by so many people. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: right now police say the deadly stabbing of a 15-year-old in new bedford was gang related. 21-year-old luis cla unidentified 16-year-old are held without bail this morning charged with assault and battery and accessory in the death of mateo morales. the 15-year-old was murdered wednesday night on chancery street, near his home so far, no one is charged with murder. emily: a co-pilot on his way to massachusetts is fired over accusations he was drunk before take-off. police say the pilot in michigan was concerned about his partner, before they were scheduled to
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bedford. that co-pilot was removed from the plane, and failed a sobriety test. he's been identified only as a 35-year-old florida man. new details in the case of a new hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a classmate on campus. new filings from the victim's lawsuit against st. paul's school show that parents of other students paid $100,000 for owen labrie's defense team. the lawsuit claims the school attempted to rally its well-connected members against the victim. the school denies that accusation. randy: com off the campaign trail for the top candidates for president. that's after some harsh criticism on both sides. the eye's erika tarantal is tracking the race for the white house. erika: both candidates have been busy on the trail but no scheduled events today. the break comes after a day of heated language over race. >> the inner cities are dying
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brunt of it, and she knows she's not going to do anything about it, she talks about fixing the inner cities and has been for 30 years. she hasn't done anything and that to me is bigotry. erika: in a one-on-one interview with our sister station wmur, donald trump repeated his claims that hillary clinton is a bigot. the comments came after she released a new ad attempting to link him to supremacist groups including the kkk. something she reiterated in an event last night in nevada. >> of largely white audiences and described black communities in such insulting and ignorant terms -- poverty, rejection, horrible education. erika: in a sign of how close we are getting to election day, yesterday representatives from both campaigns were at the white house to begin planning for a transition. emily and randy? randy: this morning senator elizabeth warren is responding to former red sox pitcher curt schilling's talk about running for her seat. schilling recently said he'd
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warren says she's focused on her job and the presidential campaign. emily: we could finally see tom brady on the field today. espn reports number 12 is making the trip to carolina with the patriots for tonight's pre-season game. it's unclear how much he could play against the panthers. you'll remember, he was at gillette for the last preseason game but went home after cutting his hand on scissors. a grafton family, outraged by the price hike on life-saving randy: how they're getting national attention for their plan to make a change. an urgent warning for iphone users. the quick fix to do away with a security flaw. emily: new this morning, how parents are ruining back to school savings. three mistakes that can break the bank. olessa? olessa: breaking overnight, the sumner tunnel is closed in both directions after a serious crash. one person has died and two others are hurt. i'll bring you updates all
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cindy? cindy: humid today with a chance of scattered thunderstorms. the outlook for the weekend, ahead. take a look at these temperatures as you are heading out the door -- it is a soupy
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randy: those dogs look very happy. zinc apartments in cambridge and elliot's house hosted a pet spa event last night in honor of national dog day. emily: even pets like to be pampered. yes, your pets can be in their very own wake up call. just record it with your smartphone, then upload it to ulocal by using our wcvb news app. cindy: every day is a spot a. -- is a spopa day. what a change from yesterday, and that humidity will lead to a couple showers and maybe a thunderstorm today, so there's a chance we can get some rainfall today.
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we may see a thunderstorm but i am not expecting anything severe -- just a couple showers and thunderstorms popping up. 73 degrees in boston with dew point near 70, that oppressive humidity working in and with us throughout the day. but off to the west, look how dry it is -- that's the air mass that will build in for the weekend. will be with us all weekend long. sticky air morning, already a couple showers stop a lot of us are heading into southern vermont and new hampshire and they seem to be winding down right now, temperatures running in the lower 70's. there you can see 72 in beverly -- we are going to quickly jump up into the 80's despite a fair
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upper 80's with a westerly wind. in the boston area, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the best window of seeing some showers but across new hampshire there is one midmorning as it works eastward out of the state. by lunchtime just a couple scattered showers popping up, and that is near the greater boston area through 3:00 p.m.. south coast and by 6:00 this evening we are down, trying things out overnight with humidity coming down slowly. kenny chesney, by 4:00 to 6:00 there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms but i wouldn't worry about it. we are down mostly to the 60's overnight with high-pressure nosing in with a little bit of a
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expected to stay out to sea and it looks like it may make a run toward florida through the next couple days -- it is not expected to develop until later this week. the weekend looking great, mid 80's saturday and sunday and a little cooler at the beaches. let's get you back out to the roads. olessa: o deadly crash. one person is dead and two others have life-threatening injuries around 3:15 this morning. you can see that the investigation is ongoing -- so it will be a while until they can clear the scene. meantime, everyone is asked to take mass transit or take an
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this point they have the ramp to 93 closed so expect heavy delays. i will keep you posted. south of town you are fine, all the overnight construction we are watching was gone and the rest of the ride is fairly quiet. randy: in your health this friday, a life-saving device is now at the center of a growing controversy. the price for a pair of epipens skyrocketing to more than $600. and one grafton father is pushing to change that. one year ago, an epipen saved the life of 2-year-old cece, when she went into anaphylactic shock. her family was discouraged to learn of the price hike, and of the boost in salary for mylan's ceo heath bresch. she blames the price hike on a failing health care system. the company announced it will expand a low-income assistance
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coupons but will not budge on price. that has cece's father outraged. >> it was disgusting to sit there and watch her say literally with a straight face that no one is more frustrated than her. i will bet her $19 million that i am more frustrated. randy: andy palumbo wrote this op-ed in "the huffington post," calling for bresch to step down. this friday. asian stocks were mixed overnight. investors around the world are preparing for comments from the u.s. federal reserve chair today about a possible interest rate hike. right now, stock futures here are mixed. the last minute back to school push is on. but even the most seasoned parents can make mistakes and they can cost you. like where you shop. some assume you'll get the best price on notebooks and supplies at places like the dollar store. but do the math target and staples might actually be cheaper this time of year. another mistake, ignoring price
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you may think you got a deal but most stores will give you the difference if you find those items cheaper later. and finally, buying too much too soon. you have the list from the school but don't assume they need everything on it on the first day. next week we're kicking off a big push to help you get back into the groove. saving money, saving time, and shortcuts that can keep the whole family healthy. back to school starts monday on the eyeopener. randy: an urgent security update for iphone users. advantage of weaknesses in the mobile operating system. apple says it fixed the vulnerability as soon as the company learned about it. but they say you need to update as soon as possible to fix the security flaw, which can give hackers complete access to your iphone. a police officer's good deed backfires a bit. emily: the kind act that sent him running, in eyepoppers. erika? erika: then new at 5:30, more trouble for ryan lochte over his
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brazil. and killer whales spotted off the coast of cape cod. the excited reaction making this video, a must-see. a sweet moment between a baby and a state trooper. the sad circumstances getting turned around for one child. and the boston's sumner tunnel has just one lane open right now after a deadly crash. two other people will hurt.
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cindy: very humid out there this morning with a couple showers on the cape and another cluster coming in from the west. there will be a few showers and thunderstorms around, especially late morning to mid afternoon. that threat will drop southward t toward late afternoon and early evening. temperatures going from the 70's this morning to the 80's this afternoon. at fenway tonight the storms should be gone by the time the game gets underway -- if you are thinking about sneaking away, there is a low risk for recurrence and a low tide coming up this afternoon. the weekend looks great, lots of sunshine, just a little cooler at the beach. randy: and time for your friday eyepoppers. olessa, how about some baseball
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olessa: check out this smooth play during the orioles/nationals game. pitcher max scherzer scooping up a ground ball, between his legs and backwards. he makes the no-look play for the out at first. i think he was even a little surprised. and then there's this. >> great guy, i wish i could have grabbed it and ran but i don't think i could have. olessa: a tough day on the job for a police officer at the universityf he noticed a skunk walking in circles with a cup over its face. so he tried to help. he made a quick getaway but not fast enough. that officer needed a new uniform. randy: [laughter] i jar of tomato juice. he tried his best. emily: no good deed goes unpunished. milennials taking the blame for a big change. the household staple, that
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-- and a reminder that the sumner tunnel is closed right now because of a deadly crash. traffic is being diverted to the ted williams tunnel. olessa will have updates ahead. >> this is an editorial by wcvb president and general manager bill find. >> blockbuster, xerox, polaroid. these are three robust companies that failed to adapt to emerging technology. the technology like the smartphone and innovative competitorli businesses. you can easily name dozens more suffering similar fates. we envision a whole sector that could soon be added to the list -- the taxi industry. it doesn't take a fortune teller to see the end of traditional delivery services. uber and lyft are widespread across the world. they're cheaper compared to regular cabs in extreme a consumer friendly, easily hailed from your smartphone.
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imposing new regulations on the right healing services, establishing requirements for driver background checks, inspections, and insurance. the new law also clears the way for uber and lyft to make pickups at logan. included in the legislation, a $.20 per ride surcharge, a nickel of which will go toward companies. while the amount is small, it's matter of principlea. the state is requiring innovative companies to help pay for their competitors to become innovative, money that will be coming out of users pockets. frankly, that is an expense and operating practice that the taxi industry should have adopted years ago. state regulation that protects consumer safety is solid public policy, but we hope lawmakers will resist underwriting in
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to be complacent with those who do not attempt -- who do not
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randy: new details on a stunning crime, two nuns murdered in mississippi.
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murdered on the north shore -- the images police want you to see. emily: a while to visit off the cape. fishermen get up close and personal with some very rare visitors on the eye. breaking news this friday morning, a deadly crash still causing problems in the sumner tunnel. olessa will have the areas to avoid in just a moment. good morning, i'm emily riemer. and i'm randy price with cindy and ol cindy: unfortunately it is the last weekend in august. it still feels like august, it is human, but notice what happens to your weekend -- they will go down and there's a nice
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70's, 60's out the door in worcester, a couple showers moving through the cape light rain on it and that's about it until western massachusetts and vermont -- this cluster of showers is racing toward you and will probably arrive by 8:00 or 9:00, all ahead of the frontal boundary that will sweep away the humanity as it goes through. very sticky today, with showers and maybe a thunderstorm -- i don't expect any event to be severe, just general thunderstorms. we get into the 80's this afternoon and from late morning to mid afternoon is when we have our best chance of storms around the boston area and as we get toward lunchtime it will be with us, really dropping south this
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updated on the situation in boston. olessa: big problems in sumner, one lane open after a deadly crash, one person dead with two others having life-threatening injuries. elaine is now open but the others remain closed and they are asking everyone to avoid the area. we will give you posted and let you know when it wraps up but in the meantime if you are heading into there is a serious investigation. south of town we are fine, no volume or delays along the pike, and that shape on 128 and 93, a
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trains and buses are on schedule. randy: we're following several breaking stories right now on the eye. emily: erika tarantal is tracking new information as it comes in. erika: first to italy where the death toll from that massive earthquake is rising again. 267 people are now confirmed dead. another powerful aftershock hit the umbria region overnight. also breaking right now, at least eight police officers are dead after a car-bomb attack in turkey. it happened in the sirnak province, in the country'strainn schedule. randy: we're following several breaking stories right now on the eye. emily: erika tarantal is tracking new information as it comes in. southeast, at a checkpoint. about 45 others were hurt in the explosion. no word on who is responsible. and right now rockport are trying to identify this man. he fits the description of a suspect who grabbed a woman on pooles lane wednesday night knocking her down and trying to take off her clothes. erika, randy? emily: right now police are searching for a killer after two nuns are murdered. randy: one of them with ties to massachusetts. the eyeopener's sera congi is live in stoneham where family and friends are stunned and heartbroken. sera: and this morning we are getting new details about this brutal attack. the nuns found stabbed to death in their durant, mississippi home about 65 miles north of jackson.
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sister paula merrill left her home in stoneham in the early 80's. as a sister of charity for nazareth, she saw countless patients who could not afford medical care. this video, produced by her order, shows the impact she and sister margaret held made as nurse practitioners at a health clinic. >> she and sister margaret were so far above and beyond anything that could be expected. he just loves her, absolutely loved her. sera: police believe the nuns were the victims of a break-in. their bodies were found in their home only after no one heard from them yesterday morning. investigators won't speculate on a motive at this point. live in stoneham, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. emily: no jail time for a new hampshire state trooper caught on camera beating a chase suspect. >> i apologize to members of law
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[indiscernible] emily: trooper andrew monaco literally ran out of court yesterday morning after pleading guilty to 3 counts of simple assault. monaco was one of the troopers caught on camera beating richard simone after the suspect gave up following a 2-state chase back in may. a massachusetts state trooper charged in the same incident is awaiting trial. randy: take a look at this tough fire fight in cohasset. flames just consuming a car on south main street and catching the garage of the home on fire, as well. no one was injured. a rare site off the coast of cape cod. and one man definitely took notice, an excited fisherman had an unexpected encounter with the orca whales about 12-miles off chatham. a group was looking for tuna
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still in hot water over his rio robbery story. randy: his new trouble in brazil. and the zika virus is causing many people to re-think their vacation plans. two ways to make sure you don't lose money on the changes. emily: and breaking news this morning in boston, part of the sumner tunnel now open after a deadly crash overnight. the ramps to 93 and government
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olessa:
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lane of the sumner tunnel is open after a deadly crash and one person is dead. the crash happened around 3:15 year the 93 ram. the ribs from 93 and government center remain close and we will keep you posted. cindy: we start out very sticky, a couple showers, maybe even a thunderstorm late morning through midafternoon. 73 in boston alreadya day. 80's we go again, showers and thunderstorms with a beautiful weekend, loads of sunshine, mid-80's and a little cooler at the beaches. emily: your health this friday, signs of triple-e now being detected in massachusetts. mosquitoes infected with the virus were found this week in yarmouth. it's the first time the town has seen the potentially fatal virus. town officials will begin more monitoring and testing today in the area. new concern in florida after another case of zika virus
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and that has some travelers out big money as they change plans. the spread of zika has prompted a travel warning in miami, and other warmer destinations. lauren lanzillo had a trip there booked with 9 friends for next month. but the group canceled out of fear. none of the women are pregnant but that makes no difference to the airline. >> they said we aren't going to allow you to have a refund unless you have a doctors note showing you aren't pregnant. lanzillo a voucher, but she's holding out for cash. what you can do, check the airline's refund policy before booking. or, buy cancel for any reason travel insurance. randy: following breaking news on the eye this morning, updates on the conditions in the sumner tunnel after a deadly crash. and another earthquake hits central italy. dramatic video from a town, already in ruins. plus, former new york city mayor michael bloomberg has made a huge donation to harvard.
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cindy: it's a tropical wave. we get those through the atlantic all season long, but this one has been strong. models have been indicating that this could develop into something although they kind of backed off on that theory. now it's a 60% chance the next five days, it's just not that organized. but it is headed to florida thunderstorms, everything to the south and east of the center. regardless of this disorganized it is going to bring a bunch of rain to florida, and that is that we saw back in louisiana, these tropical features bringing a lot of rainfall. several inches of rain are possible west of florida as we go through the weekend. we could certainly use some of
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look like it is in the cards for us. we are also watching tropical storm gaston that has brought down the intensity but look where it is, well used to bermuda now as we head toward early next. skies this morning a partly cloudy, warm out there with lots of 70's and humid with the dew point temperature near 70. these showers seem to be winding down there is another cluster of showers vermont and northernmost massachusetts hit in the next couple hours, all ahead of a front that is going to get the humidity out of here for the weekend. a couple showers and maybe a thunderstorm -- i'm not expecting severe weather. warm day, to upper 80's, and you
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thunderstorm -- have an umbrella with you. but then the storms exiting the cave and we dry out overnight. saturday looks great, so they looks great, lots of sunshine both days this weekend, cooler at the beaches. let's update you on that situation in boston. olessa: only one lane is open in the sumner tunnel after a crash this morning -- one is dead and to have life-threatening injuries around the: 15 this remain closed so if you are heading into boston, plan accordingly. and of course we will let you know when it happens. so far the rest of your ride is fairly quiet -- no problems on route three or 24, and along the pike to 128. no issues out of methuen, a
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fairly good but keep in mind that they are still continuing that active investigation. randy: right now, police are searching for the suspect in an alarming attack on the north shore. emily: the eye's antoinette antonio is live in rockport with the warning. antoinette: police in rockport want your help, finding a man wanted for questioning in a violent attack on a woman. goodn this is the man police want to talk to. they say he fits the description of the suspect a woman says attacked her and knocked her down on pooles lane on wednesday. the victim says she was grabbed from behind just after 9:00 p.m, the suspect tried to rip her clothes off. but she fought back and he ran off. the man was last seen riding a bicycle in the area of railroad avenue and the mbta parking lot. call police if you have any info.
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emily: a second powerful earthquake has rattled an italian city already in ruins as the death toll rises the 4.7 magnitude quake struck overnight near amatrice. this is video of an aftershock that hit the same city earlier in the day after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit wednesday. scientists have counted 470 aftershocks. 267 people are confirmed dead. also breaking, at least eight police officers are dead after a car-bomb attack in turkey. this happened in t southeast, at a checkpoint some 50 yards from a police station. about 45 others were hurt in the explosion. no word on who is responsible. sera: one of the two nuns killed in mississippi, is from stoneham massachusetts. and family here is remembering sister paula's devotion to those in need. >> her patients absolutely loved her.
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sera: sister paula merrill left stoneham in the early 80's and moved to the south where she worked as a nurse practitioner. she and another nun with the charity of nazareth were found stabbed to death in their home in durant mississippi. their car found abandoned a short distance away. investigators have not released a motive. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. era: donald trump and hillary clinton. >> he is taking hate groups mainstream >> she's totally bigoted. there's no question about it. erika: the rhetoric ramping up after clinton released an ad featuring members of white supremacist groups voicing support for trump. meantime, trump still working to clarify a potentially retooled stance on immigration, says expect a policy speech in the next week or two. yesterday, both sides had representatives at the white house to plan for a potential transition. the campaign trail quiet today
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randy: a u.s. navy ship fires three warning shots at iranian boats as it was approaching another american ship. the american commander said the boat came within 200 yards of the uss tempest in the north arabian gulf and that several radio calls and warning flares were ignored. this is the third incident the u.s. has had with iranian revolutionary guard boats. iran's defense minister said that his naval forces will warn or confront any foreign ships entering its waters. emily: no arrest in the shooting of a teenager in boston. the family of 18-year-old dashaye mizhari says the teen thought she heard two friends arguing on mclellan street early thursday morning. when she ran outside to check, she was hit by gunfire. she's now in critical condition. her family says they do not believe she was the target. randy: a controversial judge who handed down a lenient sentence
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sentencing brock turner to six months in jail for assaulting an unconscious woman. prosecutors had asked for six years. persky is now voluntarily hearing only civil division cases. emily: new trouble for olympic swimmer ryan lochte. he's been charged in brazil for filing a false report. it's unlikely lochte would go back to brazil to face the charges he could send just a lawyer. lochte made up a story about being robbed at a gas station in rio earlier this month. he now admits he sparked a if convicted, lochte could face up to six months in jail or pay a fine. randy: a stunning loss for uber. the ride-share company recorded roughly $1.2 billion in losses in the first half of this year. much of the heavy losses are attributed to uber paying subsidies to attract riders and drivers, particularly in china. financial experts do say the company is still maintaining
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mayor michael bloomberg makes a big donation to his alma mater harvard. $32 million will be used to create an executive education program for mayors and mayoral aides in collaboration with harvard's kennedy school of government, as well as the business school. as many as 300 mayors and 400 aides are expected to participate over the course of the program. randy: americans are using bar soap less and less and researchers say you can blame millenials for that. americans between ages 1d bar soap consumers are mostly men over 60. sales of soap in general are still on the rise. that's as some health experts push for use of liquid soap claiming bacteria can grow on bar soap. emily: state troopers going above the call of duty in west virginia. they found this child covered in its own bodily fluids yesterday, after pulling over the child's mother. police arrested the driver who they say was drunk. they then took care of the
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protective services picked him up. randy: the red sox head home tonight after two disappointing losses to the last-place rays. the sox scored their lone run on a sacrifice fly by mookie betts last night. 2-1 the final. they host kansas city tonight at 7:10. and the sox learned that they'll be down rookie andrew benintendi after this knee injury in wednesday night's game. he's on the 15-day disabled list, but the sox want him to get an mri up here before making a final decisi emily: we could finally see tom brady on the field today. espn reports number 12 is making the trip to carolina with the patriots for tonight's pre-season game. it's unclear how much he could play against the panthers. you'll remember, he was at gillette for the last preseason game but went home after cutting his hand on scissors. randy: today is our final free fun friday of the summer. enjoy special deals at franklin park zoo, old sturbridge
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african american history, the norman rockwell museum, berkshire museum, ventfort hall mansion and gilded age museum, and the cape cod museum of natural history free fun fridays have been brought to you by the highland foundation. for more information, log on to wcvb.com and click on community. emily: the last friday in august, can you believe it? cindy: i cannot believe it. since june 1 in boston, we have not even had four inches of . right now the driest summer on record. we could see a little bit of rain today and they will increase late morning into the afternoon before they drop into the evening when we try things out overnight. right now we are picking up on a couple showers offshore and we did have a little light rain in the past few hours. a lot of it is going across central and northern new england
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southern new hampshire in the next hour or two. you can see the clouds increasing from the west, all from the central boundary back here. it is very sticky outside this morning, that uncomfortable to oppressive humidity, that is what you are stepping out into. but this pack here is your weekend, much more comfortable. 70's out the door, in the 80's late morningnd the showers and even a little later than that further south. it hovered 80's through the afternoon, showers across southern new hampshire and by lunchtime scattered showers -- not everyone will see rain today , it will stay around greater boston and then everything shifts off by 5:55 before it winds down after that.
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if you are headed to gillette for the concert, you could have an isolated cell passing through and overnight you will feel more comfortable. great with loads of sunshine, tomorrow and sunday near 80 degrees, today is the warmest day across the region, cooler of sunday still in the 80's with the summerlike pattern continuing. let's get you back at the roads. olessa: we accident with three people taken to the hospital with one of them passing away. the tunnel shut down completely in both directions heading into government center but at this point we are just getting word that always have reopened. at this point all lanes are open but if you are headed to boston,
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quiet. randy: a pilot kicked out of the cockpit on his way to massachusetts. emily: why he was told to get out. and new this morning, back to school savings thrown out the window. the mistakes costing parents big time. take a live look at the sky, the sun is out. looks like a postcard. another hour of the eye-opener
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>> rockport police want to talk to this man, why he could have answers in an ambush. emily: another earthquake hits a city already in ruins. dramatic new images as tremors are caught on camera. randy: two nuns murdered, one victim's local ties and the clue killer. that's on the eye for this friday, month. emily: 6:00 a.m., we're just getting word that all lanes of the sumner tunnel are back open. olessa will have updates on any delays that are out there in just a minute for you. good morning. i'm emily emily riemer. randy: and i'm randy price, olessa and erika.
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